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Found 502 reviews

3.0
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65%
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Pete Bridgeman
24 Ratings
Pros
  • "You get vision insurance that covers a very nice pair of glasses in full(in 17 reviews)

  • "good hours, good benefits, friendly coworkers(in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management micromanages and doesn't provide help much in the store level(in 41 reviews)

  • "They will cut a Full Time person to 5 hours with no concern for thE employees well being(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "RS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Visionworks full-time

    Pros

    Great company friendly room for growth

    Cons

    None i have nothing bad to say

  2. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Retail Supervisor 

    I have been working at Visionworks full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Low pay and poor benefits

  3. "Not too bad"

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    Current Employee - Optical Assistant/Apprentice Optician 
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Visionworks full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Union protection, vacation/sick/personal time, paid holidays, good commission

    Cons

    Short staffed, schedule is not flexible.

    Advice to Management

    I don’t know if was just my store in particular, but the part time employees have a set schedule whereas the full timers have a schedule that varies.

  4. "Awful place to work"

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      Former Employee - Apprentice Optician 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I worked at Visionworks full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      We were closed on Sundays.

      Cons

      you sell low quality stuff, with subpar lenses and make no money

    • Helpful (1)

      "Fast Paced Environment"

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      Current Employee - Unlicensed Optician in Casa Grande, AZ
      Doesn't Recommend
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Visionworks part-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Assisting patient’s with their eyewear needs.

      Cons

      Corporate new associate training inadequate and they put more emphasis on selling multiple pairs at one visit than building customer loyalty for lifetime optical care.

    • Helpful (1)

      "HR is a joke"

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      Current Employee - Sales in San Antonio, TX
      Doesn't Recommend

      I have been working at Visionworks full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      I can help customers daily

      Cons

      They will tell you one thing and never follow up with you. Also have people that bully employees and customers and We told HR and they do nothing about it.

      Advice to Management

      Get rid of bad employees and focus on the good ones. Hire a better HR staff

    • "Run"

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      Current Employee - Optician 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Visionworks full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      None, run from this place

      Cons

      Everything here is the worst

    • "Licensed Optician"

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      Former Employee - Licensed Optician in Oneonta, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Visionworks full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Commission and good incentives. Medical and dental Provides an apprentice program

      Cons

      Overworked and short staffed. Work load is high and unrealistic expectations.

      Advice to Management

      Stop overworking the employees and cut them some slack.

    • "Decent Starting Job"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Visionworks part-time

      Pros

      Good Workers, Fun Job. There are good skills to learn.

      Cons

      Unrealistic Goals, not a lot of room for growth.

      Advice to Management

      Listen to Workers

    • "Third key"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Visionworks part-time

      Pros

      Work with all types of people and no experience is the same

      Cons

      Corporate changes don’t always seem to benefit the employer

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